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An overlock machine is a real boon, enabling a perfect finish on seams and other raw edges and that’s where Bulky-Lock from Gütermann creativ is the thread of choice. This high-quality thread is available in two weights; 80 and 160, it is made from 100% polyester and is beautifully soft and flexible, giving a professional…

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When we are at home with no where to go for a while it’s a great time to sort out our wardrobes, and it’s a good bet many of us will find a pile of denim to play with.   Gutermann have a range of threads that work really well with denim .. and what a…

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For beautiful top stitching and decorative backstitch seams – Deco Stitch 70 from Gütermann creativ gives clothing, accessories and home sewing projects a professional, distinctive and unique finish. This shimmering silky top-stitch thread is the perfect choice for everyone who likes to produce individual creations with passion and attention to detail. High-quality three-ply Deco Stitch…

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Every now and then something arrives in the shops that you really must have, and this might just be one of those times.   Whether you are treating yourself, or looking for something to treat a friend, these lovely tins of thread are so pretty.  Imagine how they will look sat on the shelves in your…

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As a beginner in this wonderful world of patchwork and quilting, you can easily become a little confused with all the terminology and general guidelines that can apply to the many different sections of the craft. Should you wash new fabric? What fabrics can you use? What thread is best for each task? Well, for…

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Here’s a great idea for those of us prefer to reuse and recycle, and the idea seems to resolve a is of issues we often experience with our sewing. 1,000m of Sew-all rPET thread from just one recycled plastic bottle! Gütermann creativ have added these colourful thread packs to the popular rPET range. Produced using…

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For beautiful top stitching and decorative backstitch seams, Deco Stitch 70 from Gütermann creativ gives clothing, accessories and home sewing projects a professional, distinctive and unique finish. This shimmering silky top-stitch thread is the perfect choice for everyone who likes to produce individual creations with passion and attention to detail. High-quality three-ply Deco Stitch 70…

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The lovely people are Barnyarns sent UKQU this fabulous box of Madeira Embroidery threads for review.  I was lucky to be chosen to review these gorgeous threads.  Don’t they look sumptuous, I’ve tried to capture the sheen and glitz of these rayon and metallic threads. The box not only includes threads, it also contained a…

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I would like to thank Gütermann and the UKQU website for asking me to test and review the Gütermann Creativ Overlock thread, Bulky – Lock 80 multicolour colour 9957. Information found here directly from their website; https://consumer.guetermann.com/en/product-finder/bulky-lock-80 . They are sold in plain or variegated multicoloured reels. Overlockers or sergers as known in the USA,…

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I was very happy to be given the opportunity to review some Gutermann threads which eventually arrived in a neat pack of 10 premium quality cotton in some lovely colours. I was working on a rainbow theme project at the time of arrival so perfect timing to use them.The different colours were perfect to sample…

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I was recently asked to review a pack of Gütermann threads that came with an assortment of Prym hand sewing needles and a set of Schmetz universal machine sewing needles. There were ten reels of 100 meters 100% polyester threads, a brand I regularly use for general sewing, in a range of popular colours. Due…

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It really pays to select the right thread for hand sewing so your project runs smoothly without the thread splitting, tangling or snapping. Gütermann creativ provides the perfect choice with this premium quality 100% mercerized cotton hand sewing thread that is both tear and abrasion resistant, washable to 95 degrees and does not twist or…